NEWS ROUNDUP | A newly leaked beta of Win 7, new drivers from NVIDIA that offer more grunt under 7, and the 2,000 bugs that Microsoft reckons it has squashed thanks to beta testers
NeoWin has a gallery of leaked screenshots for Beta version 7048 that show new icons for some of the accessories, including Notes, Paint and the Calculator. Of more use is a new 64-bit version leaked to Bittorrent sites, allowing those with more powerful processors to give Windows 7 a whirl.
If you've read some of the arguments about Windows 7 being rushed out the door for an early release and were worried, take heart in the news from Steve Sinofsky who blogged on his Microsoft Developer Network page that over 2,000 bugs have already been squashed, with some impressive statistics about the number of reports and installs. 2,000 Windows 7 bugs squashed, says Microsoft